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Hotel Glymur

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london
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We stayed for thee nights, so glad the hotel was excellent as the weather wasn't. A beautiful view over the fjord, which was covered in snow. Excellent food, although a bit expensive, although expected that in Iceland. Very warm and comfortable, we enjoyed the hot tubs which we reached through the wind and snow. Would have liked to have seen...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I had read that Hotel Glymur was top end, and they don't exaggerate. Set on a hillside with commanding views of the fjord, it is quite lovely. The weather was just picking up after a previous storm, so we probably didn't actually see it at its best but I cannot fault the staff friendliness, service or the restaurant and food...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We stayed here on the last night of our Iceland trip after a very long drive from our previous hotel via the F338 under the Langjokull glacier. The rooms are quite small and the beds and bedding really uncomfortable - not traditional Nordic bedding and you can tell the difference. Views across Hvalfjordur breathtaking and the hot tub is great...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We stayed for one night only in a standard room - rooms on two floors with mezzanine for beds - two of the slimmest twin beds I have ever seen - dated furnishings and strange mix of modern office world style furniture with 'traditional' items - footstools and tiny cushions etc. The hotel uses the Reykjavik model for water (35%...

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Valletta, Malta
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Really a great place to clear the mind and appreciate life. Don't expect high class, just expect wonderful views and great company Food is basic hearty and full of flavour the wine appears to act more quickly ;-) Will come here again with family

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 15 May 2014

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

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York, United Kingdom
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Amersham
Reviewed 3 April 2014

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

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“Suites with a loft are super!”
 of 5 bubbles cstewake, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Half of the rooms have great views facing the fjord.”
 of 5 bubbles ValentinaVH1, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with fjord view”
 of 5 bubbles AHAJT, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any of the Villas! Amazing and well worth their cost!”
  • View from the Hotel in late Feb 2017
  • Terrace view of hot tub and Hvalfjorour from inside lounge
 of 5 bubbles scotte577, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room overlooking the fjord is lovely, woolly hat needed for hot tub :-)”
 of 5 bubbles lucymC4578ZC, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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